The Wild Ride

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Wild Ride (1960, USA) is a Teen exploitation film directed by Harvey Berman


Main Details

  • Released in 1960
  • B&W
  • Running time: 59 minutes/88 minutes (producer's cut)
  • Distributed by Filmgroup
  • Directed by Harvey Berman
  • Produced by Harvey Berman (producer), Kinta Zertuche (executive producer)
  • Screenplay by Ann Porter, Marion Rothman, Story by Burt Topper
  • Starring Jack Nicholson, Georgianna Carter, Robert Bean
  • Cinematography by Taylor Sloan
  • Edited by Monte Hellman, William Mayer

Plot Summary

  • A rebellious punk of the beat generation spends his days as an amateur dirt track driver in between partying and troublemaking. He eventually kidnaps his buddy's girlfriend, kills a few police officers, and finally sees his own life end in tragedy.

Also Known As

  • Chile - Los Salvajes
  • Germany (DVD title) Velocity
  • Spain - Los salvajes
  • France (DVD box title) Descente en enfer
  • USA (video title) Velocity


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